Why Independent Publishing Isn’t

    Why Independent Publishing Isn’t

    It was 2009, and we all thought the “indie revolution” would be the death of the big publishers. Agents would be useless. Editors would all be freelancers. Small presses would take over the niches, offering better royalties, better contracts, and higher royalties. but...
    Amazon Cuts to Affiliate Payments and What it Means

    Amazon Cuts to Affiliate Payments and What it Means

    For a lot of bloggers and website owners, including authors, affiliate revenue is one of many ways they monetize their site. But recent events show us two things again, things many of us have known for some time. Amazon and others can change affiliate payments and...
    Work from Home: Setting Up Your Space

    Work from Home: Setting Up Your Space

    As more workers around the world are forced to work from home, it’s actually my hope that companies will start to understand the value of remote work for both employees and themselves. In order for that to happen, though, employees will also have to be ready to adapt...
    Work from Home: Setting Up Your Space

    California AB5, Freelancing, and You

    This year, California passed something knowns as Assembly Bill 5, or AB5 for short, and it has everyone from Uber and Lyft drivers to other contractors as nervous as a long-tailed cat in a room full of rocking chairs.  The reason is simple. The bill, while it has...
    Content is King: The Profit Pays the Bills

    Content is King: The Profit Pays the Bills

    We all know that in order to make a living writing, you have to create content to sell. That can include books, novellas, and even short stories. Those who are new to writing as a business often forget about one critical thing: while content is king because we must...
    Amazon Cuts to Affiliate Payments and What it Means

    Running Amazon Ads and Making a Profit

    So what is Writing as a Business about, other than making a profit? The truth is, not much. After all, any business that doesn’t make a profit is pretty much doomed to failure. You can’t lose money forever, just like you wouldn’t keep going to work if your boss...
    Running BookBub Ads and Making a Profit

    Running BookBub Ads and Making a Profit

    Can you make a profit with BookBub ads? Sure you can, just like any other part of the writing business. But it takes work and dedication. You will have to invest both time and money. Here are some tips and tricks, and stuff I have found that works well. ...
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